Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Review: FitOn App

If you feel like going to a gym is an unsafe risk during the pandemic or if you are too self-conscious to begin a health journey in front of other people, there are many workout-from-home apps. FitOn, a social media/health hybrid app, may offer enough incentive for you to start.   When...

Review: Warhammer Store and Café

In the United States, the tabletop game of Warhammer-- borne from “across the pond” in the United Kingdom-- has managed to root its way into the hearts of hobbyists since 1983. Since that time, the hobby has evolved from small, local finecast miniatures to an international sensation, with titular products such as Warhammer: 40,000, Age of Sigmar,...

Review: Hacienda Mariana Restaurant

Hacienda Mariana has a lot on the menu, with the Birria de Res being the most  popular item, and at $11.99 it’s easy to see why.  Upon entry, it would be difficult for one not to notice how clean the inside of the  restaurant is. It’s near the intersection...

Review: Nat’s West Café

Nat’s West Café on Topanga is definitely a spot you should go to for a meal anytime of the day.  Their staff is so sweet and patient and the whole ambiance of the little cafe is very mid western for sure with all the beautiful...

Review: Topanga Living Café

A view of Topanga Living Cafe’s front entrance from Topanga Canyon. Photo by Madison Creekbaum. Just off Topanga Canyon, there lies a coffee bar oasis named Topanga Living Café, or TLC as locals call it. Inside this café lives an all-natural interior with modern wood-paneled walls and plants tucked in...

Review: The Rustic Spoon

A side of white rice covered in yellow curry on a table in the outdoor dining area of The Rustic Spoon in North Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Innovative drinks and enticing appetizers may draw you into the restaurant, but the main dish must work to...

Review: Woodlands Indian Cuisine

Woodlands Indian Cuisine restaurant is at Chartworth, CA. Photo By Bala Subramaniyan. Searching for good vegetarian South Indian restaurants in the San Fernando Valley ends here.  South India is not only culturally different from the rest of the country, but it also has different cuisine and customs. The ingredients used in Indian cooking...

Review: Thai Original BBQ Restaurant

Thai Original BBQ offers a varieties of dishes with the sauce as the star of the show. Photographer: Licia Summerhil At Thai Original BBQ, the sauce is the star of the show. Walking up to the restaurant, it is hard not to notice the double...

Review: Cupid’s Hot Dogs

Cupid’s still has its authentic mid-century look to it and satisfies most hot dog cravings at a reasonable price.Photographer: Jackelyn Ruby How would you like to visit a hidden gem with a mid-century appeal right here in the Valley? Where the Vintage sign enthusiasts...

Review: Carrera Café

Carrera Café is where the café imparts the art of Melrose to your coffee cup with a European twist. Photographer: Michael Loizzo Located in the heart of Melrose, Carrera Café is on the corner of Melrose and Harper Avenue. Carrera Café...